• Avionics Technicians
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  • Avionics technicians install, inspect, test, adjust, or repair avionics equipment such as radar, radio, navigation, and missile control systems in aircraft or space vehicles.

    What do they typically do

    • Set up and operate ground support and test equipment to perform functional flight tests of electrical and electronic systems
    • Test and troubleshoot instruments, components, and assemblies using circuit testers, oscilloscopes, or voltmeters
    • Keep records of maintenance and repair work
    • Coordinate work with that of engineers, technicians, and other aircraft maintenance personnel
    • Interpret flight test data to diagnose malfunctions and systemic performance problems
    • Install electrical and electronic components, assemblies, and systems in aircraft using hand tools, power tools, or soldering irons
    • Adjust, repair, or replace malfunctioning components or assemblies using hand tools or soldering irons
    • Use hand tools and soldering irons to connect components to assemblies such as radio systems, instruments, magnetos, inverters, and in-flight refueling systems

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